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Le Monde a l'Envers

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93 Place du Criou, 74340 Samoens, France
+33 4 50 34 19 36
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my 80 year old Mum in for a lunch, food excellent (as usual) and service great. It's the set menu at lunchtime with a choice of 3 mains, I had the fish which was delightful and Mum had the pork cheeks which she really enjoyed. I have had the boogie burger before and that again was excellent. Will definitely... More 

Thank Jonkogirl
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Superb food in a wonderful restaurant. Please book ahead as this place is always busy and deservedly so. Having a simple menu, the freshest ingredients with a skilled chef makes this place very popular.

1 Thank BatterseaJames
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

This is our third visit here in about a year . Every time it doesn't disappoint. Lovely owners and brilliant food. Different sized tables , both inside and outside . Nice atmosphere .

Thank Ravfamily
Geneva, Switzerland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We had a Sunday lunch there before Easter and the concept with everything on one plate (large, flat stone..) is quite original. Cheese, main course and dessert, all served at once, works quite well. If keeping the concept, the challenge will be to renew the menu, but I'm sure the creative, Swedish cook will be up to it! Good food,... More 

Thank Poldereide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

One of the nicest restaurants in town. Food is different to the standard local fare - fantastic sushi! The ambience, service and particularly the food were very good.A popular restaurant so best to book

Thank Dave W
Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

A popular restaurant so best to book. Pleasant ambience - feels cosy. Food is different to the standard local fare. It's imaginative and very tasty based on Asian cuisine. More like fine dining and the price reflects this. Restaurant is easy to find just up from the main church square ; parking area outside.

Thank Caroline B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

One of the nicest restaurants in town. Fantastic sushi! The menu is a real mix of Asian cuisine. Something different from the traditional cheese dishes of the area.

Thank Graham L
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270 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

We visited for dinner whilst skiing in Samoens and had a great meal. The ambience, service and particularly the food were very good indeed. The menu is quite small in terms of choice (but the quality more than makes up for this) and if you are after traditional savoie fare (cheese) then this isn't the place for you. For starters... More 

1 Thank TheBurgers
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Spent a week in Samoens as part of a family group. My wife and I decided to have a meal out on our own and were able to get a table for two at a days notice. Note to all - English Schools' Half Term week in Samoans is very, very busy so finding somewhere to eat at short notice... More 

Thank Steven T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

I have just visited Samoens for a 1 week ski holiday with my family during the 1/2 term week when it was near impossible to get a booking at most of the other restaurants. I managed to get us into Le Monde a l'Envers twice for dinner and both occasions completely exceeded our expectations. The aperitif's were quirky mixes of... More 

Thank Milen J
Lemondealenvers S, Gérant at Le Monde a l'Envers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comment, We are very Happy that you enjoyed your time with us... I just wanted to let you that we know a taxi company so next time, just ask us!!! hope to see you soon, you are a beautiful family! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$18 - $45
French, European, International, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Place du Criou, 74340 Samoens, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Grand Massif  >  Samoens
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 34 19 36
Creative & Original World Cuisine Fresh products Swedish Chef Anthony Percell Opens every Evenings during the winter season; Bar from 5:30 pm & Diner Service from 7:00 to 9:30pm Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays opens For Lunch (17€ Menu) For Groups over 8 people : Special Menu & Pre-Order e'hrs in Advance Vegetarian Dish on Previous Demand NO Kids Menu HIGHLY ADVISED BOOKING (40 Chairs) --> by the phone from 4:00 pm OR at the restaurant from 5:30pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?